Problem: Consider this reaction and its rate law. 4A + 3B → products   rate = k[A] 2 [B]2.a) What is the order with respect to A?b) What is the order with respect to B?c) What is the overall reaction order?

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Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders

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Consider this reaction and its rate law. 4A + 3B → products   rate = k[A] 2 [B]2.

a) What is the order with respect to A?

b) What is the order with respect to B?

c) What is the overall reaction order?

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